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Krage Family History

Krage Name Meaning

from Middle High German krage ‘neck’, ‘collar’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of collars or someone who wore a distinctive collar. nickname from krage ‘simpleton’, ‘fool’. in the Rhineland, a variant of Krähe (see Kray).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Krag, Krager, Kage, Krahe, Krane, Krape, Krabbe, Waage, Trager, Wrage

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Where is the Krage family from?

You can see how Krage families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krage family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Krage families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Krage families living in Illinois. This was about 31% of all the recorded Krage's in the USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Krage families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krage surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krage ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krage. 30% of Krage men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Krage women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krage were Farm Laborer and Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Mechanic
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Nurse
    34%
  • Operator
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Krage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krage census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Krage. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 760 military records available for the last name Krage. For the veterans among your Krage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krage lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Krage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Krage in 1945 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

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